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Fresno Greek Fest Schedule

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You have three days to squeeze it all in! Don’t miss a thing!

WHO:
For people who like good food and family fun, so, everyone.

WHAT:
The 57th Annual Fresno Greek Fest, California’s Premier Greek Fest.
• $6/Adults (Discounted admission tickets available online)
• FREE – Seniors (65+) and Children (under 12)

WHEN:
August 25-27, 2017
• Friday, August 25, 2017 – 4pm-Midnight
• Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 11am-Midnight
• Sunday, August 27, 2017 – 11am -6pm

WHERE:
The grounds of the beautiful St. George Greek Orthodox Church
• 2219 N. Orchard , Fresno, CA (SW corner of First and Clinton)

WHY:
So many reasons! Here are a few specifics:

FOOD!
Gyros, Souvlaki, Vegetarian Plates, Greek Fries, Fried Calamari, Haloumi, Greek Coffee, Frappes and Ice Cream. Not to mention, Moussaka, Pastichio, Spanakopita, Tiropita, Olives, Sausage, Greek Salad, Feta Cheese, Dolmades, Greek Chicken, Lamb Shank, and more! So much food!

GREEK MARKET (AGORA)!
Looking for hard to find Greek ingredients? Visit our Greek Market in the main hall! For more information  – Click Here

DANCING!
In addition to St. George’s own dance groups, authentic Greek dancers from all over the state have been invited to perform! Every region of Greece will be represented and, of course, everyone is invited to join in the fun!

DRINKING!
A full Grecian-style Taverna (bar), Greek wine tasting, Frappe’s, microbrew Greek craft beer, Greek coffee and more! There’s something for everyone!

SHOPPING!
Food items, trinkets, souvenirs and gifts for the whole family!

ART APPRECIATION!
Tour the newly renovated, awe-inspiring domed ceiling and stained glass at St. George Church!
• For more information about St. George Church – Click Here

MUSIC!
The Olympians, a popular Greek band from Long Beach, will be performing on the Main Stage while, direct from Greece, the HoHLax Trio will be playing an acoustic set on the patio.

FUN FOR THE KIDS!
Water slides, games, bounce houses, arts and crafts, dress up photo booth, tractor train ride, and even gold mining!
Individual Youth Tickets: $1.00/per ride
• Pack of 10 Tickets: $8.00
• Pack of 20 Tickets: $15.00
• Unlimited Daily Wrist Band (includes bounce houses/water slides): $10.00


Youth Activities 2017

Golf Ball Squirt
RC boats
Paper rockets
Gold Panning
Gemstone Search
Bouncers
Crafts
Dynamite Blast
Leather stamping
Dime Toss
Ball Shoot
Candle Making
Plinko
A tiny tots area (for 4 years and under only)
Snow Cones, Popcorn, and Cotton Candy
Dress up photo booth
16′ water slide

FRIDAY

  • 5PM: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 6PM: Church Tour

  • 6:30: Cooking Demo: Baklava with Kopi –Plato’s Patio

  • 7PM: Byzantine Chant Concert: Church

  • 7:30: Cooking Demo: Dolmades with Marie Antoniou – Plato’s Patio

  • 8PM: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 8:30: Public Dance Lessons: Parthenon Stage

  • 9PM: Church Tour

    Until Midnight: Live Music & Dancing: Parthenon Stage

SATURDAY

  • Noon: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 1PM: Church Tour

  • 1:30: Cooking Demo: Greek Salad with Demitra Vallis & Ann Charchalis – Plato’s Patio

  • 2:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 3PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage

    Byzantine Chant Concert: Church

  • 3:30: Cooking Demo: Spanakopita with Voula Makredes -Plato’s Patio

  • 4PM: Public Dance Lesson: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 4:30: Church Tour

    Live Music: Parthenon Stage

  • 5:30: Cooking Demo: Baklava with Kopi- Plato’s Patio

  • 6:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

  • 6:45: Live Music: Parthenon Stage & Plato’s Patio

  • 7PM: Byzantine Chant Concert: Church

  • 7:30: Cooking Demo: Pastichio with Georgianne Aretakis – Plato’s Patio

  • 8:15: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

  • 8:45: Public Dance Lesson: Parthenon Stage

  • 9PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage – ‘TILL MIDNIGHT

  • 9:30: Church Tour

SUNDAY

  • 9:30: Divine Liturgy: Church (Respectful Attire, Please)

  • Noon: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage

    HoHLaX Trio-Plato’s Patio

  • 1PM: Church Tour

  • 1:30: Cooking Demo: Greek Coffee with Kopi & Vasili Sotiropulos – Plato’s Patio

  • 2:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

  • 3PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage – ‘TILL CLOSE

    Byzantine Chant Concert: Church

  • 3:30: Cooking Demo: Moussaka with Amalia Booras – Plato’s Patio

  • 4:30: Church Tour


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California's Premier Greek Festival · August 25, 26 & 27 - 2017

Hours: Friday (4 PM - Midnight) / Saturday (11 AM - Midnight) / Sunday (11 AM - 6PM).

Admission: $6 for Adults, Seniors (65+) & Children (under 12) are FREE!